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Apartment In Old Town

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Antibes, Cote D'Azur - Central Location, 4 Mins Walk To The Beach

The property was totally renovated in Winter 2009 to the highest specification. It is on the first floor of a building that dates back to the 16th century, the small balcony overlooks the Provencal market where 2 people can sit and soak up the atmosphere. Inside are exposed beams, air conditioning and double glazing, keeping it cool and quite in Summer, warm and quite in Winter. The apartment of 54 sq.m. is tastefully decorated simply white with original artwork, a old artisan carved inscription dated 1683 was found during renovation and is now a wall feature. The ceiling's are 3.7 meters high so a great feeling of space. Can sleep up to 5 people, 3 in one separate en-suit bedroom with mezzanine and 2 in a huge lounge, again with mezzanine. The kitchen is open American style along one wall. Car parking can be arranged.


Owner
Geoff
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Mandarin, Chinese, Malay
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 2017

About Geoff

Hi, my name is Geoff, I moved to Antibes in 1974 and started working in the yachting industry, day work and crewing. I have been running a yacht painting business since the late 70's. I have a fantastic local knowledge of the area and consider myself very friendly, helpful, informative and normally have a 'nothing to much trouble' approach to things. I speak English and French, my wife speaks English, Chinese 3 dialects, and Malay. Working in the yachting industry has given me a large circle of friends of different nationality's world wide. I have travelled a lot spending time away from my home base so I know what people expect and would like when they are away from home.

Geoff purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Geoff chose Antibes

I purchased the apartment after renting it since 1981, during the Winter 08/09 it was totally renovated, everything new. It is now rented for holiday lets, family and friends as well as using it ourselves when our main house is rented out. The thing I love is the convenience and location, it's on the first floor and right in the middle of old Antibes town where you have shops, restaurants, bars and night life, so no driving, most important no noise problems as it has double glazing with air-con. I have lived in Antibes since 1974 and consider myself very knowledgeable on the area, so for local information, just ask!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs Sian, UK. Had a great holiday, will be booking again next year, the owner could not have been more helpful.

Yann, Australia. Stayed for 6 weeks last Winter, what a great location and 5 star accommodation.

Andre & Lilian, Paris. Best apartment we have ever booked, could not wish for more.
Jul 2009
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Antibes in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30 / Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom which is a walk-in wet room with shower, basin and toilet. Main bathroom has a 2.3 meter wide shower room, mirrored wash basin and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3/5 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed, a single bed on a mezzanine above. En-suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The apartment has separate air/con units for each room and is ideal for a family of 4. No smoking and no pets. Outside: The apartment has a small balcony, suitable for 2 chairs, cloth's drying rack and auto watered balcony flowers pots. Below the balcony are many bars and restaurants, very quiet inside the apartment due to the double glazing. Utility Room: Vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board. hair dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (not beach towels)and bedlinen supplied, changed once a week or by arrangement. A 50€ fee will be applied for 'end of stay' cleaning and linen use for up to 3 people and 70 euro for 4/5 people.

Reviews

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Apartment In Old Town
average rating of 4.5 based on 3 reviews
Glasgow
5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks Geoff for letting us rent your lovely apartment. We had a fantastic weeks holiday. The apartment is perfectly placed in the heart of the old town, overlooking the Provençal Market. We loved the location within easy each of everything. The flat is really well appointed, and although we spoiled ourselves by eating out all the time, we could have prepared cordon blu meals with the equipment available! The flat was quiet inside due to the presence of double glazing, however we enjoyed absorbing the atmosphere below by opening the French windows. The air conditioning in both rooms was appreciated allowing the room inhabitants to control the temperature themselves. We fell in love with the barman at the Baccus bar just below the apartment, I would encourage future visitors to pop in here, what is not to love when the wine is cheaper than cola. Thanks again Geoff, I hope we will return someday.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perth, Scotland
4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

This is the second year in a row that the two of us have stayed at this apartment. You could not get a better location in the middle of the Old Town market in Antibes, surrounded by excellent restaurant's and within easy walking distance of beech & public transport (we did not have a car). The apartment is clean with all the facilities that we needed to use as a base, including a couple of nights in cooking produce from the market. Geoff the owner is a top bloke who could not have been more helpful with his local knowledge. This apartment suited our particular needs and we intend to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
nice
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Baccus
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
nice
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
biot
Nearest Train
900 Metres
Antibes
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Zinc
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Auron
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Antibes
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beaches are all within walking distance, 3-10 minutes. There are pebble and sandy beaches.

Travel:

Nice international airport is about 25 minutes drive. A car is not needed as public transport is very good and inexpensive, the no. 200 and 250 bus from the airport runs to Antibes every half hour. The train station is 10 minutes walk to the apartment.

Distances:

Cannes is 10 minutes by train by far the best way to visit. Nice is 25 minutes drive. Monaco is about 35 minutes by train.

Further Details:

Everything you should need is all within a short walking distance, banks, shops, hundreds of different restaurants bars, live music, craft shops and more. Piccasso museum and cathedral is opposite.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Antibes, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late autumn
28 Oct 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£174
for 3 nights
£345
 
 
Winter
26 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£163
for 3 nights
£320
 
 
Christmas/New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£420
for 5 nights
From
£75
£540
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£55
£365
£1,245
 
 
Spring
3 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£70
£495
 
 
Late Spring
7 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£249
for 3 nights
£520
 
 
Early Summer
5 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£257
for 3 nights
£540
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£715
for 7 nights
£715
 
 
High Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£935
for 7 nights
£935
 
 
Late Summer
25 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£90
£665
 
 
Autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£70
£495
 
 
Late Autumn
27 Oct 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£55
£395
 
 
Winter
24 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£184
for 3 nights
£370
 
 
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
£418
for 6 nights
£480
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£95
£295
£1,025
 

Additional pricing information

Linen/cleaner £45
Refundable Damage Deposit £350

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% payable at the time of reservation, balance payable prior to 8 weeks of arrival date (we reserve the right to re-book the accommodation if the balance is not paid within 8 weeks). A security deposit of 350€ will be collected at arrival and returned in full at departure if the apartment is left clean and tidy and no damage has occurred. It is advisable to have your own insurance in case of major damage or accidents. A cleaning/linen charge 50€ to be added for up to 3 people.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day preferred Friday/Saturday but flexible, departure by 9.30 hrs, arrivals 17.00 hours, other times by arrangement. A fee may be charged for late arrivals and early departures.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for up to 3 people per week in pounds sterling, enquire for 4/5 people. Extra cost may apply to special events. i.e. Monaco Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival, Antibes Yacht Show and certain public holidays, Christmas, Easter, school holidays. Longer Winter lets considered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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